Ma Chau silk to be honoured

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(QNO) - In 2015, Ma Chau silk was honoured as one of the nation-level typical  rural industrial products. Ma Chau craft village (Chau Hiep commune, Nam Phuoc town, Duy Xuyen district) has its own direction.Ma Chau silk products in the Exhibition House of the quintessence of Quang Nam craft villagesAt present, there are 300 households working in textiles in Ma Chau weaving village; but only Ma Chau silk cooperative has kept the traditional silk weaving with 100% natural silk. Its end-products, trademarked Ma Chau, are presented and retail to customers.Ma Chau silk cooperative has two shops at its quarter in Chau Hiep hamlet and in the Exhibition House of the quintessence of Quang Nam provincial craft villages (Hoi An city). This is a part of  Ma Chau weaving craft village restoration project. Ms Tran Thi Anh Thu, an employee in the Exhibition House of the quintessence of Quang Nam craft villages said: “Among 12 products in the Exhibition House, silk products from Ma Chau craft village has the highest turnover. These products include clothes, shawls, footwears attracting many consumers, especially foreign tourists”.  According to Ms Tang Thi Phuc- a permanent customer of Ma Chau silk products, these products are very beautiful, stylish, soft and popular.The value of Ma Chau silk end-products is many times higher than that of  the raw materials. More and more people come to Ma Chau silk shops. It creates a promise of Ma Chau silk craft village, attractive to consumers, contributing to propagate the craft village’s products, to develop tourism in Quang Nam province.By THIEN HIEN